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Alerts

Excellent Video on Searching for Merit and Financial Aid Awards

Excellent Video on Searching for Merit and Financial Aid Awards

on October 17, 2014 in Alerts, Paying for College

Here is an excellent video by Lynn O’Shaughnessy explaining the use of CollegeData.com to research various college merit and financial aid awards.

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Deadlines

Dates Announced for 2014-2015 SAT and ACT Tests

Dates Announced for 2014-2015 SAT and ACT Tests

on June 17, 2014 in Standardized Tests, Test Deadlines

Dates have been announced and registration is now open for the 2014-2015 SAT and SAT Subject Tests and the ACT Test.

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Events

Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

on October 17, 2014 in Events & Workshops

The NACAC Performing and Visual Arts College Fair will be held at Seattle Center on October 28th. Register online here before the fair and avoid the lines.

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Applications

University of Washington Essay Prompt

University of Washington Essay Prompt

on September 16, 2014 in Application Process

The 2015 UW admissions essays have been modified somewhat this year with reduced word counts. The application will go live October 1st, but students may see the prompts here.

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Heading to college

Tips for Soon-to-be College Freshmen and Their Parents

Tips for Soon-to-be College Freshmen and Their Parents

on June 4, 2013 in Heading to College

Sue Luse, an independent educational consultant, has provided some excellent tips for students heading to college and their families in the IECA blog.

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Paying for college

Appealing Financial Aid Awards

Appealing Financial Aid Awards

on April 7, 2014 in Paying for College

Read this interesting article on appealing financial aid awards to learn more about how the process works (and does not work).

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Admissions

Pacific Northwest Regional Admissions Counselors Program

Pacific Northwest Regional Admissions Counselors Program

I recently was invited to attend a counselor lunch hosted by eleven colleges from around the country. The admissions representatives for these institutions are based in the Northwest and provide support for students interested in applying. I have included some key updates from each institution. Dominican University of California Located on 80 acres in the […]

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Internships

Summer is Around the Corner

Summer is Around the Corner

Here are some terrific tips on how to make the most of summer, but I would add some time to relax! Quest University Scholars Program at this beautiful campus near Whistler, BC. Several offerings at the Western Washington University campus A few offerings are still open at the University of Washington Cornish College of the […]

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